International Sushi Day – June 18

On Thursday, June 18, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant is celebrating International Sushi Day, an informal holiday created to encourage sushi lovers around the world to eat more sushi. For the holiday, RA Sushi at La Encantada is offering a specially priced menu of popular food and drink items. In 2010, RA Sushi declared June 18 as International Sushi Day in the Chase’s Calendar of Events. The date continues to be included in this comprehensive and authoritative reference book available on special events, worldwide holidays, civic observations, and more. On International Sushi Day, enjoy a variety of food and drink deals,
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Summer Menu at RA Sushi Tucson

In the summer Circle of Food yearns for lighter fare using seasonal ingredients. RA Sushi’s summer menu is available for a limited time (May thru August) featuring nine different sushi, salad and cocktail offerings focusing on cool, light flavors ideal for our sweltering days. Two new appetizers showcase Red Seabream, a white fish that is often used in celebrations and ceremonies in Japan. Our server mistakenly said the Seabream was like octopus but not as chewy. Fortunately, we didn’t find the Seabream anything like octopus but rather mild and delicate. The thinly sliced Red Seabream Carpaccio (like sashimi) was topped
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RA Sushi: International Sake Day – October 1

from the press release Tucson, Ariz. (September 11, 2013) – On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant is recognizing “Nihonshu no Hi” or International “Sake Day”, an informal holiday created to celebrate the popular Japanese spirit. In honor of this special day, RA Sushi is offering hot and cold sake deals to encourage guests to explore this lesser-known libation that pairs perfectly with sushi. All day long at RA Sushi at La Encantada, enjoy hot sake for $1, Hakutsuru “Draft” sake for $5, or a Sake Flight featuring three, 2-ounce tastings for $7. International Sake Day’s origins are
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Arizona: RA Sushi to Donate 100% of Profit, Hotshots Survivors Fund

This is incredibly generous: All the Arizona locations for RA Sushi will donate 100% of  the profits on July 12th & 13th to the 100 Club of Arizona. Money raised will benefit the Survivors Fund in memory of Granite Mountain Hotshots, the 19 firefighters who died while fighting the Yarnell fire near Prescott. from the press release In response to the recent Yarnell Hill Fire tragedy that took the lives of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots, Scottsdale-based RA Sushi Bar Restaurant will be hosting a two-day fundraiser at all six Arizona locations. On Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13, from
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Tucson: RA Sushi to Host 9th Annual Nicky’s Week May 26-June 1

RA Sushi to Host 9th Annual Nicky’s Week May 26-June 1 Proceeds from select menu items to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Tucson, Ariz. (May 8, 2013) – Arizona-based RA Sushi Bar Restaurant will host its ninth annual “Nicky’s Week” fundraiser Sunday, May 26, through Saturday, June 1, for kids battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. The hospital is completely funded by community support, ensuring that families never have to pay for treatment and care. RA Sushi will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of a variety of menu items and beverages to St. Jude to help support the hospital’s lifesaving mission. Since its
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Tax Day Monday at RA Sushi, Tucson

RA Sushi Offers “Tax Day Monday” to ease the pain of tax day. Happy hour pricing is extended from 3 p.m. to closing at RA Sushi at La Encantada on April 15. Keeping a little money in their pockets, on Tax Day Monday guests can choose from more than 35 sushi, appetizer, and tapas selections ranging from $2.25 to $7.25, plus a wide variety of beer, wine, sake, and signature cocktails ranging from $3 to $7. RA Sushi’s Happy Hour typically runs from 3 to 7 p.m., but on this specific day Happy Hour specials will be offered from 3
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Sushi Eating Competition at RA Sushi – April 7

RA Sushi invites you to enter the Sushi Showdown sushi-eating contest on Sunday, April 7 from 3 to 6 p.m. The contest will take place at all RA Sushi locations. There are only 24 spots available per restaurant so call your nearest RA to claim your spot in the competition. Participants must register by April 4.  The Sushi Showdown in Tucson will be held at RA Sushi at La Encantada: 2905 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, Ariz., 85718. Here’s how the Sushi Showdown will go down: • Two heats of 12 • Top 3 competitors from each heat will advance to the Championship Round
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Tucson Restaurant: Fat Tuesday at RA Sushi

from the press release Head over to RA Sushi on Tuesday, Feb. 12 from 7 p.m. to close to celebrate their version of Fat Tuesday with Mardi RA. Throw on some colorful beads and swim on in to try a variety of Mardi Gras themed food specials. Wash them down with two special cocktails that give a nod to New Orleans. The fun doesn’t stop there. A guest DJ will be spinning the hottest tracks to keep the party going all night long. Mardi RA specials include: FOOD: $9 Beef Kushiyaki $8 Chili Shrimp Roll $7 Spicy Chicken & Shishito
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Tucson: RA Sushi Happy Hour – Christmas Day, Christmas Eve

Good news for happy hour lovers and people who don’t celebrate or spend time at lavish Christmas dinners. What other Tucson restaurants are open for casual Christmas Eve or Christmas Day fare? Please leave a comment. This holiday season, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant at La Encantada will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and the restaurant will be offering happy hour from open to close on both days. On December 24, RA Sushi will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (the dining room will close at 5 p.m., but the bar area will continue food service).
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Tucson: RA Sushi – End of the Summer Bash, Sept 13

I hope RA Sushi is right. We are all so ready for summer to be over! from the press release With vacations winding down, school back in session, and the end to 100 degree temperatures on the horizon, that can only mean one thing in Arizona. Summer is almost over! To reward residents for surviving the past few months, on Thursday, September 13, RA Sushi is hosting a So Long Summer Party from 7 p.m. to close at RA Sushi at La Encantada: 2905 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, Ariz., 85718. With scorching hot food and drink specials served all night
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